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. it destroys innocent lives. this was one of the worths in our city's history. in 1989, a woman was brutally attacked and raped jogging in central park. five black and lieu teen know teenagers were arrested and charged, convicted and spent years in prison. the real assailant confessed to the crime in 2002. it was a complete and total failure on the part of the justice system and media. this is the subject of a movie currently in theaters. >> i look back at the jogger case and wish i'd been more skeptical as a journalist. a lot of people didn't do their jobs. reporters, police, prosecutors defense lawyers. this was a proxy war being fought. these young men were the proxies for all kinds of other agendas. the truth and reality and justice were not part of it. >> joining me now was one of the directors of that film and perhaps the document arian of our time, ken burrs. it's an honor to have you here. >> thank you. it's my pleasure. >> how did you find this case and dive into it and what do you hope we take away? >> i found it through my daughter sarah burns and her husband, a filmmaker that i'v
. >> eliot: when kansas city chiefs linebacker jovan belcher murdered kasandra perkins last weekend and then shot himself it did not happen in a vacuum. there are $30,000 done deaths a year, doing nothing about this is one thing that clearly makes no sense. which begs the question why is government doing nothing when it comes to guns. here to talk to us about possible solutions is john rosenthal, co-founder of stop handgun violence and the american hunters and shooters association, an alternative to nra for moderate gun owners. thank you for joining us. >> thank you eliot. >> eliot: the frustration we've felt for years in response to gun violence. in the context of all that has happened, the lack of action, what is your agenda, and how do you plan to make it real. >> it's no different than it has been the better part of 20 years. i'm a gun owner. i'm a business person. i believe in the second amendment and the right to bear arms but the founders never extended that the second amendment extend to terrorists and criminals to buy guns without even a background check. toy guns and teddy
to maneuver out from under the whip that grover norquist west valley cities around their ears. >> eliot: you say if we're going to confront our deficits, healthcare cost is the tough nut on this issue. how do you begin to confront that issue. >> the attack on medicare that the republicans bring is a fundamental misdiagnosis of our healthcare problem. if you look at our healthcare system across the country we're the most inefficient place in the world 18% of gdp. most inefficient in any other industrialized country is 12%. we don't deliver much better care as a result, so will is an enormous amount of money. whether it's $700 billion a year or 1 trillion-dollar as bush's treasury secretary says, it's a big number. 40% that have comes back through the federal budget. we've got to focus on improving the quality of care and lowering the costs for everybody grab the 40% of those savings that come back to the federal government but help the private sector have lower costs through kaiser, through blue cross united. >> eliot: it's not simply pairing 9 the benefits that individuals will get but the s
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